Within the language of the Yorta Yorta folks kalinya means good, stunning and trustworthy – values that Jirra Lulla Harvey is decided to embed into all her enterprise dealings, because the founder and managing director of Kalinya, a communications company specialising in First Nations enterprise technique.
The Koorie lady was raised by a fiercely artistic and political household, and grew up surrounded by tales of affection, ardour and take care of group. By her dad and mom, she additionally noticed distinctive methods of working inside Aboriginal community-controlled companies and organisations, which she carried via her college years and post-graduation work in universities, authorities and the company sector.
With Jirra on the helm, Kalinya fuses fashionable enterprise with Indigenous information techniques: on one hand constructing robust PR and communications technique for First Nations; and on the opposite, consulting with non-Aboriginal companies, on methods they will work with First Nations collaborators and companions, and embed very important Aboriginal knowledge into their very own firm rules and practices.
On this fascinating dialog, Jirra explains how the values that underpin Indigenous tradition and information have gotten increasingly more related to good enterprise technique. The truth is, as extra company organisations search to embed social duty and ‘revenue with objective’ into their enterprise fashions, we’re seeing a return to the identical rules which have guided Aboriginal leaders for hundreds of years. For instance, ‘aware consumerism’ is, at its essence, caring for Nation.
Proper now Jirra is strictly the place she must be – and he or she has BIG plans brewing! On this inspiring dialog, we talked concerning the energy of Aboriginal considering and values, and why proper now could be a essential second for Aboriginal entrepreneurship in Australia. Jirra additionally shares an introduction to her tremendous thrilling new venture, Kalinya Retreats – retreats for indigenous entrepreneurs and associates, to return collectively, and discuss enterprise below the celebs. Signal us up!
I used to be so impressed by this fascinating and beneficiant chat, as you’ll be too!
Large because of Jirra for becoming a member of us for this insightful podcast dialog. Jirra additionally joins us this yr as a decide within the Collaboration class of The Design Recordsdata + Laminex Design Awards 2021!